Definition of turtlehead in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtəːt(ə)lhɛd/


  • A North American plant which produces spikes of pink or white flowers which are said to resemble the head of a turtle.
    • Genus Chelone, family Scrophulariaceae
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    • Others are swamp blue aster, a pink turtlehead, speckled joe-pye weed, great lobelia, Pennsylvania buttercup, and several kinds of sedges.
    • Other plants were crested fern, white turtlehead, clearweed, several species of smartweeds.
    • Plants at Holliday Park that are usually confined to fens are swamp blue aster, speckled joe-pye weed, and a rather rare species of pink turtlehead.

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